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RSC Medals and Awards

The Royal Society of Canada (RSC) offers a number of prestigious medals and awards recognizing outstanding achievements by Canadian researchers.

Nomination Process

Nominees must be Canadian citizens or have been Canadian residents for the past three years. Nominations for the awards must be made by either:

  • a Fellow of the RSC, plus two co-nominators; or
  • the President of the University, plus two co-nominators.

A full nomination package will consist of:

  • the letters of nomination from the primary nominator and co-nominators
  • a 70 word citation
  • a 1000 word appraisal of the nominee’s work and suitability for the award
  • a CV
  • three letters of reference.
  • a biography statement for each of the three letter writers

The nomination submission deadline is March 1, 2018. If the nomination is to be made by the President's office, the process of securing and acquiring the nomination letter must be managed through the Office of the Vice-President, Research by   and initiated by February 15 2018. 

THE LIST OF MEDALS AND AWARDS FOR 2018 CAN BE FOUND HERE

Deadline

The nomination submission deadline is March 1, 2018. If the nomination is to be made by the president of the university, the process of securing and acquiring the nomination letter must be managed through the Prizes and Awards Manager, Office of the Vice-President, Research and initiated by February 1, 2018.

Contact

This competition is now closed. Interested parties are encouraged to consult with Danelle D'Alvise, Prizes & Awards Manager in the Office of the Vice-President, Research regarding these awards and medals and the nomination process for the 2018 Competition. 

e: t: 905-525-9140 extension 27419